SMARTPHONES: Nigerians’ new addiction

By AYOOLA OLAOLUWA Many Nigerians are currently grappling with smartphone addiction, findings by Business Hallmark have revealed. Since its introduction into the country on the...

Banks, bankers and the imperatives for sustainable banking

Being text of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria’s (CIBN) 3rd valedictory lecture delivered by Mr. Stephen Olabisi Onasanya, outgoing GMD/CEO, First Bank...

North accounts for 87 percent of poorest people in Nigeria – World Bank

The World Bank has said Northern Nigeria accounted for 87 percent of all the poor people in Nigeria in 2016. The global financial institution which...

South Africa deploys army to quell xenophobic violence

Soldiers have been deployed to volatile areas in Johannesburg and KwaZulu-Natal in a bid to quell anti-immigrant violence that has killed at least seven...

Baltimore protests: Crowds, police stand off after curfew

(CNN)Latest developments: - 11:59 p.m. ET: Police arrested two people for looting and one for disorderly conduct, Police Commissioner Anthony Batts said. But most of...

… PDP disciplinary committee summons ex-dep gov, 7 others

PDP disciplinary committee summons ex-dep gov, 7 others

How insurance can reduce government’s financial burden in disasters

Developing insurance culture in Nigeria will not only save Nigerians from huge losses as a result of fire outbreaks and other mishaps but will...

Alleged false assets declaration: Saraki loses battle to stop arrest

The Court of Appeal has dismissed the ex-parte application by Senate President Bukola Saraki seeking to set aside the order made on Friday by...

1,000 Sambisa Returnees Overwhelm Health Ministry, NEMA

Since the disclosure by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), that about 214 women and girls rescued from the Sambisa Forest are at various...

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